Kansas Direct Feeder Cattle Summary
USDA - Fri May 19, 11:59AM CDT
DC_LS165
Dodge City, KS   Fri   May 19, 2017   USDA-KS Dept Ag Mkt News
 
Kansas Direct Feeder Cattle Summary
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 05/19/2017
 
Receipts:  4775    Last Week:  3369    Year Ago:  3407
 
Compared with last week: not enough current FOB cattle for an accurate market 
test, the bulk of the weeks receipts are forward contracted cattle, by price or 
basis. This weeks weather thunderstorms, tornados, high winds up to 80 mph, 
heavy rains, hail and flooding over most of the state. Sales confirmed on 3185 
steer, 1590 heifers and no calves for a total of 4775 head compared with 3369 
last week and 3407 last year. Volume includes 100 percent 600 lbs and over with 
77 percent contracted cattle. Feeder supply 67 percent steers and 33 percent 
heifers. Unless otherwise stated prices are FOB weighting points with 2-3 
percent shrink or equivalent and a 5-10 cent slide on calves and a 4-16 cent 
slide on yearlings from base weights.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  211    800-825     814    141.00-143.00     141.83   Current FOB   
  287    850-875     858    138.00-140.00     139.35   Current FOB   
  260      800       800      par May CME              May     FOB   
   65      750       750       150.00         150.00   Jul     FOB   
  130      750       750       149.00         149.00   Aug     FOB   
   62      800       800       minus 3.00 off Aug CME  Aug     FOB   
 1250      875       875       minus 8.00 off Aug CME  Jul     FOB   
  315      800       800       minus 3.00 0ff Sep CME  Sep     FOB   
  280      975       975       132.90         132.90   Current Del   

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   67      612       612       158.50         158.50   Current Del   
   72      675       675       156.00         156.00   Current Del   
  186    750-768     755    144.50-146.50     145.27   Current Del   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  385      715       715       143.00         143.00   Current FOB   
  142      775       775       136.00         136.00   Current FOB   
   67      725       725       143.00         143.00   Jun     FOB   
  325      750       750   minus 9.00 off Aug CME Late Jun-Jul FOB   
   67      725       725       141.50         141.50   Jul     FOB   
  135      725       725       140.00         140.00   Aug     FOB   
  134      750       750  minus 9.00 off Aug CME       Jul     FOB   
  335      750       750  minus 9.00 off Sep CME       Sep     FOB   


Source: USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News, Dodge City, KS
        Rich Hruska, OIC Phone 620-227-8881
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/DC_LS165.txt
        www.ams.usda.gov/lspmarketnews 
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